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Photo Exhibition in Iran Depicts Sufferings of Iraqi Kurdish Refugees

Photo Exhibition in Iran Depicts Sufferings of Iraqi Kurdish Refugees

Ifpnews - 2019-08-05 15:26

Photo Exhibition in Iran Depicts Sufferings of Iraqi Kurdish Refugees - Ifpnews

No information is available on the fate of three Kurdish citizens

Kurdpa - 2019-08-16 09:02
Kurdpa Agency: No accurate information is available on the fate of three Kurdish citizens from one of the villages in the Mergavar District of ​​Urmia after being arrested by the IRGC. ...

No information about the Fate of Three Kurdish Detainees in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-16 02:00
Although one month have passed since the arrest of three Kurdish civilians including “Saber Kamani”, “Kamran Kamani” and Keyvan Mokaremi” residing at “Anbeh village” of Taregor Region of Orumiyeh, there is still… The post No information about the Fate of ...

US delegation in Urfa as part of preparations for “safe zone”

ANF - 2019-08-12 18:45
The Turkish regime announced that a delegation from the US has arrived in Urfa as part of discussions on a safe zone in the north of Syria. ...

Rehabilitation of the main water purification station in Hajin

SDF Press - 2019-08-08 20:11
Deira Zour – In coordination and under the supervision of Hajin town’s council in Deira Zour countryside Furat organization is working to rehabilitate the main water pumping station. There are three water pumping stations in the town, all of which are out ...

Second woman lost her child in Maxmur camp because of the embargo

ANF - 2019-08-03 17:02
Another woman lost her baby because of the embargo imposed on Maxmur Refugees camp by the KDP in cooperation with the Turkish state. ...

Humanitarian crisis in Maxmur refugee camp

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-03 10:52
The Maxmur (Makhmour) refugee camp, in Iraqi Kurdistan (Bashur/Southern Kurdistan), is home to over 13,000 Kurdish refugees and is located in a town 60 kilometres south-west of the capital, Erbil. Many of the camp’s residents were forced to flee their ho ...

Arrest of a Kurdish activism in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-08-03 01:20
Kurdpa Agency: Intelligence forces raided the personal home of a Kurdish activism in Marivan and arrested her. ...

Amnesty International has strongly condemned the flogging of a Kurdish singer

Kurdpa - 2019-08-03 01:20
Kurdpa Agency: Amnesty International calls the execution of lashes of a Kurdish singer from Urmia "unspeakably cruel punishment". ...

Joint operation against ISIS in Shengal

ANF - 2019-08-02 11:00
The Iraqi army, YBŞ-YJŞ and Hashdi Shabi forces launched an operation against the ISIS mercenaries in the Golat region of Shengal at 4 am this morning. ...

The verdict of a Kurdish singer's floggings was carried out in Urmia's court

Kurdpa - 2019-08-01 06:27
Kurdpa Agency: A sentence of 100 lashes of a Kurdish singer was executed in Urmia Central Prison in District 4 of the Court. ...

The Graduation of a literacy course in Yarub camp

SDF Press - 2019-07-30 14:04
Raqqa- In cooperation with the Education Committee in Raqqa, the Euphrates Development organization, ended on Tuesday a new literacy course for the children of Mazra’at Yarub camp in the western countryside of Raqqa. The course was especially organized fo ...

A Kurdish Singer flogged with lashes in Orumiyeh Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-30 02:01
The Kurdish singer ‘Peyman Mirzazadeh’ was transferred to branch 4 of Enforcement Office at Orumiyeh Central Prison and was flogged with 100 lashes to which he had been sentenced in June 2019… The post A Kurdish Singer flogged with lashes in Orumiyeh Pri ...

Building Trust in Colombia’s Hub of Coca and Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-29 20:02
Two years ago, Crisis Group found that major threats to Colombia’s peace process with former guerrillas all intersect in the Pacific coastal district of Tumaco. Our Colombia analyst Kyle Johnson made it his mission to find out more. ...

Iraqi Kurdish human trafficking gang sentenced in UK

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 20:25
LONDON, (BBC),— A two-year investigation uncovered a network specialising in the illegal movement of people from Iraq and the Kurdistan region. Eleven people were sentenced following trials at Woolwich Crown Court. They were convicted of offences includi ...

New head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations Safeen Dizayee takes office

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 20:02
Falah Mustafa Bakir steps down as head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Chief of Staff to Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister and KRG spokesperson Safeen Dizayee officially took office as the new head of t ...

Iraqi Kurdish tourists beaten, arrested in Turkey for posing with Kurdistan flag

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish tourists were beaten by a group of locals in Turkey’s Trabzon province bordering the Black Sea on Thursday. Nine people were detained then released by Turkish authorities on Friday. Immediately, Kurds ...

The verdict of a Kurdish citizen has increased in the appeals court with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence

Kurdpa - 2019-07-15 14:33
Kurdpa Agency: The verdict of a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence increased in the Urmia Appeal Court. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s electricity ministry ‘planning’ to provide 24-hour power supply

E-Kurd - 2019-07-13 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Electricity in the new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is planning to provide 24-hour power to the region’s residents, an official said on Friday. Director of Electricity Contro ...